England: Hopping On and Off The Hull Explorer

Hull, or to give its official title, Kingston upon Hull, is our hometown, located in in the North of England in the county of East Yorkshire. It is somewhere we are extremely proud of and to come from. Over the years it has been given a bad rap by many…

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The Netherlands: The Two Halves of The Hague

As the old saying goes, it takes two halves to make a whole and that is certainly the case when it comes to The Hague (Den Haag), a city on the North Sea coast in the western Netherlands. Having visited The Netherlands many times and after exploring a number of…

Ireland: 3 Things You Must Experience In The Emerald Isle

Whenever we travel to a new destination for a holiday or to travel around, we want to experience something authentic. Following the tourist crowds, eating bland westernised food that we are already used to and staying in a faceless holiday resort is not what we envision when we try to…

UK: 5 Great Places For A Luxurious Countryside Escape

The rise of the staycation is real. Last year, Brits holidaying at home increased by almost a quarter compared to 2016 studies have found. It’s evident that the British public has found a new love for exploring rural villages and countryside, with nearly one in five now choosing to lace…

UK: Top Holiday Destinations This Summer

The UK is basking in a heatwave so maybe it’s time to plan some little getaways! For many of us, that means it’s time to jet off to luxurious locations across the globe. While for others it entails staring jealously at the endless stream of obligatory airport pint photos being…

France: How To Prepare for A Long Holiday in Paris

If you are planning to visit Paris for more than a couple of days and want to see more than the Disneyland Paris and the Eiffel Tower, you will need to make more preparations than usual. You will have to make sure that you stay on budget, get used to…

Guernsey: A Great Place For A Getaway

As we are in the process of adopting our own child, I’m currently spending a lot of time thinking and reminiscing about a lot of the great things that I did during my childhood. One of which was taking an annual holiday with my grandparents. Every year the destination would be…

England: A Gourmet Getaway at Hotel Gotham, Manchester

The 5-star boutique Hotel Gotham in Manchester has always been somewhere we have wanted to stay since it opened its doors three years, yet ashamedly we have never got round to it. That was until recently when we had the pleasure of not only staying at the hotel but also…

England: Real Travel Moments with Hampton by Hilton

Have you ever been asked the question why do you travel? Most people will often answer “to find ourselves’ or ‘to escape the stresses of everyday life’ etc. But we’re asking the question literally – why do you travel? Everyone loves a good holiday or even a cheeky night away…

Scotland: An Exquisite Stay at Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a fantastic city and one that we have visited previously. However, and I’ll be honest, it was a weekend with friends to watch the rugby, drink an obscene amount of beer and cheer on our team. Therefore, we did not get to fully experience the city and see…

England: Discover the Hidden Gems of Cumbria

The beautiful Lake District is a wonderful location for short breaks and holidays but can become extremely busy at certain times of year as it’s such a popular tourist destination. If you plan your trip to the Lakes with care, though, you could arrange visits to some of the hidden…

England: 10 Things to Do During Your First Visit to London

Are you planning on visiting England this summer? If so, you are in luck, there are so many things to see and do in this magnificent country of mine and I am here to let you know about some of them. If you are flying into England, especially if it…

England: A Divine Stay At The Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa, Yorkshire

Not all travel has to involve strapping on your hiking boots and hitting the streets, mountains or trails and as frequent travellers, we often have to remind ourselves of that. Our natural instinct is to explore for hours on end to combat the fear of missing out. So when the…

England: Review of The Artists’ Corner, Harrogate

Being from a fabulous Yorkshire Town, I have an affinity for them. Therefore, when we were invited to stay at the Artists’ Corner, one of the properties that make up the Artists’ Cottages portfolio of holiday lets in Harrogate we were very excited. We have visited Harrogate a number of times,…

England: Hiding Out at The HIDEOUT Hotel, Hull

Hailing from Hull, East Yorkshire in the North East of England we are both familiar with the city – the top attractions to see, the places to grab the best bites and the bars that serve killer cocktails. One thing, it appears we were not up on were the places…

The Netherlands: Got To Go To Gouda

Our self-appointed quest to discover and explore the smaller cities and towns in The Netherlands, following our recent visits to both Utrecht and Leiden, last month saw us head to Gouda located in South Holland. Our journey to The Netherlands started like all the previous couple of dozen or so…

England: Top Things To Do During A Weekend In London

Even as Brits we love nothing more than a weekend in London. We live up in rural East Yorkshire and yes we have cities close by, but nothing compares to the hustle and bustle of The Big Smoke. London is super accessible with numerous airports, the Eurostar terminal and direct…

England: 5 Prestigious Must Attend Events in 2018

England’s Spring/Summer social calendar or “The Season”as it’s known as, is held in high regard and is certainly a jam-packed one this year with many gatherings, festivals and elegant, often elite, events to choose from and be seen at. Maybe you have plans or even tickets to attend one of…